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The Alpine Challenge
Tour Location
South Africa
Tour Information
5 days
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Hot Chillee

The Alpine Challenge

5 Days

The Alpine Challenge is a 4 stage Alpine endurance event designed using the same formula as the famous LONDON-PARIS. Based out of the beautiful lakeside town of Annecy in the Savoie, the scenery and riding is breathtaking ... and testing with about 8,000m of climbing.

Riders enjoy the benefits of rolling road closures, motorbike outriders and lead vehicles, whilst riding in seeded groups commensurate with ability and supported by a professional crew including masseurs and a full mechanic team.

This event provides the opportunity to ride a series of mountain stages (approximately 110km per day) and about 8,000m of climbing, and offers a Tour de France multi mountain stage experience. Following a stunning warm up ride around Lake Annecy on arrival, the events starts with a timed mountain Prologue which is used to seed riders into the appropriate groups. Thereafter comes 3 mountain stages follow, scaling some of the famous Tour de France mountain climbs such as the Cols des Aravis and the Col de la Crox Fry.
Rolling road closures
Mechanics and technical support
Paramedic and ambulance support
Motorbike outriders and lead cars
Timing and rider race number
Professional support crew
Airport shuttle for rider, partner and bike (at set times). For transfers times click here.
Digital photos and film
Event t-shirt for all riders
Nutrition pack
Alcohol and soft drinks
Dinner after Stage 3 (evening at leisure)
Travel insurance
Strong legs
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